Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: Making It Happen
Aug05

Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: Making It Happen

Time to pack up and move your school counseling blog In the last post, The First Steps in the Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series, we looked at some of the needed foundations for moving your free school counseling blog to one that allows you more freedom. In this post – we will look at what it looks like to actually pack up and move your old school counseling blog (whether on Blogger or WordPress.com). We will take a general o…

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Put the You in YouTube – A Guide to Getting Started with YouTube
Apr02

Put the You in YouTube – A Guide to Getting Started with YouTube

…ed a huge name for itself in entertainment, education, and broadcast. Did you know that there over 100 hours of video uploaded to YouTube every minute of every day throughout the year? That is crazy – can you believe how many hours of video are on YouTube? So why would I, a school counselor or maybe a school counselor blogger, want to have a YouTube account and start uploading my own YouTube videos? There are a couple good reasons. The firs…

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Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: Sprucing It Up
Aug25

Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: Sprucing It Up

Giving your new blog that pizzazz it needs If you have been reading along with the Building A Better School Counseling Blog series – you will know this is the third entry, so we have already made several big strides. If you are just joining the series, the other two posts of this three post series (at least three for the time being) can be found at the following links: #1 – The First Steps #2 – Making It Happen This post will b…

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TCG Reviews Pocket, Feedly, and Box.com – Video Blog
Nov23

TCG Reviews Pocket, Feedly, and Box.com – Video Blog

New Video Blog The Geek reviews Pocket, Feedly, and Box.com Bringing back the video blog from the depths – check out the YouTube video for this blog entry (links to all services can be found below the embedded video. Be sure to subscribe to The Counseling Geek’s YouTube channel for updates and all the latest videos or archives. Pocket Visit www.getpocket.com to sign up for your account. Feedly Visit www….

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Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: The First Steps
Jul28

Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: The First Steps

So you want to take your blog to the next level… You have had a school counseling blog for some time now – or perhaps you took the advice of some of the presentations at #ASCA14 and have started down that road recently. Either way, you will reach a point when it is time to expand, grow, and work with more scalability. As a beginner – you too could use these tips, but it will most likely take some investment on your part (both t…

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Video Blog: Using Google Maps to Show College Applications
Dec20

Video Blog: Using Google Maps to Show College Applications

…! Google Maps Engine is a free and easy way to map nearly anything and everything and host it on any website or link. This can be used for college admissions, but another awesome tool is to create maps of your local resources, community agencies, or tools that families can use for help. Please check out the video below and let me know what you think via the comment boxes below or by commenting on the YouTube video. Cheers and Merry Christmas!…

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School Counseling Technology Series – Google Docs Part 1 (Video Blog)

…s will cover part one of the Google Docs tutorial I have planned for you. This is a (most likely) two part video blog covering the different aspects of Google Docs, how we can use these powerful tools as educators, and a quick tutorial on how to use each program within Google Docs. Google recently changed their Google Docs to Google Drive, which has a downloadable program that syncs a folder on your PC with all of your Google Docs…

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School Counseling Technology – An Overview and Introduction (Video Blog)

…t, Being Internet Safe and Savvy, The Cloud, Utilizing Ipads or Tablets in the Classroom, and others. For more video blogs or to view this Video Blog posting on YouTube, please visit (& Subscribe for updates): http://www.youtube.com/user/TheCounselingGeek How to start implementing technology in your counseling program series: Most are nerveous about how to start or resistant! Technology is growing exponentially –…

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